Not-for-profits may submit upcoming events to firstname.lastname@example.org or 126 S. Main St., Rushville, IN 46173.
l NARFE will meet at 10 a.m. at Ponderosa Steakhouse in Greensburg with optional lunch following the meeting. If you are a retired federal employee or currently an active employee and have an interest in attending chapter meetings, join us at our meeting.
l The Rushville Music Study Club will meet at 7 p.m. Feb. 20 at the St Paul’s Methodist Church. Please note this is a change in the meeting date. Nancy Mitchell is the program chair and Donna Kuhn is the hostess. All members and associates are encourage to attend.
l Purdue Extension Rush County and the Rush County Soil and Water Conservation District joint Annual Meeting at 6 p.m. at Center Christian Church. Meal is $9 and paid reservations are due by Feb. 15 to the Extension Office in room 103 of the Rush County Courthouse. Information: 932-5974. Program presented by Dan Moll of Knightstown about the Civil War from a southern secessionist’s perspective.
l “Know the 10 Signs,” a free workshop on detecting the warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease, will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Area 9 Agency on Aging, 520 S. 9th St., Richmond. The free session requires registration by contacting the Alzheimer’s Association at 800-272-3900.
l The Boys and Girls Club of Rush County hosts monthly dances for elementary school age children from 6 to 8 p.m. The cost is $3 per person. D.J. is Kevin Green. Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club.
l Raleigh Community Club Dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m., weekly on Saturday, until April 11, 2013. Everyone welcomed.
l Financial aid professionals will be volunteering at Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond in Johnson Hall and 40 other Indiana sites to help college-bound students and their families open the door to financial aid during College Goal Sunday, set for 2 p.m. Feb. 24. The free program is designed to assist Indiana students seeking undergraduate admission to a college or technical school in 2013 in filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is required for students to be considered for federal and state grants, loans and scholarships at most colleges, universities and vocational/technical schools nationwide and must be filed by March 10 to be eligible for state aid. A complete list of sites and details of what to bring with you is available at www.CollegeGoalSunday.org or call the Helpline at 800-992-2076.
l Manilla Town and Country Homemakers Club will celebrate its 50th Anniversary with dinner and a meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Kopper Kettle Restaurant in Morristown. Evonne Kuhn and Donna Kuhn are planning the event.
Roll call: How long have you been in the club?
l A 4-session series of Parenting Counts is offered Feb. 27, March 6, 13 and 20 from 6:30–8 pm. Sponsored by Purdue Extension and the Rush County Parenting Council these classes are geared toward the parents and family members of children ages birth to age 5. The focus is raising socially and emotionally healthy children. Call 932-5974 to register by Feb. 20. Cost is $10 per family for the entire series. Child care provided by volunteers from the Phoenix House. Class size is limited, so call soon.